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Saif ad-Din Qutuz (Arabic: سيف الدين قطز; died 24 October 1260), also romanized as Kutuz or Kotuz and fully al-Malik al-Muẓaffar Sayf ad-Dīn Quṭuz (الملك المظفر سيف الدين قطز), was a military leader and the third or fourth of the Mamluk Sultans of Egypt in the Turkic line. He reigned as Sultan for less than a year, from 1259 until his assassination in 1260, but served as the de facto ruler for two decades. Sold into slavery in Egypt, he rose to become vice-sultan for over 20 years, becoming the power behind the throne. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Qutuz has received more than 452,535 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Qutuz is the 2,163rd most popular politician (down from 2,106th in 2019).

Qutuz is most famous for conquering the Crusaders at the Battle of Ain Jalut in 1260.

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  • 450k

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  • 64.61

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 32

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.40

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.38

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among politicians, Qutuz ranks 2,163 out of 15,577Before him are Géza II of Hungary, Hostilian, Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria, Talal of Jordan, Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough, and Rajendra Prasad. After him are Volodymyr Zelensky, Vitiges, Elisabeth Ludovika of Bavaria, Töregene Khatun, King Zhou of Shang, and Tariq Aziz.

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Among people born in 1200, Qutuz ranks 5Before him are Pope Urban III, Pope Alexander IV, Pope Celestine IV, and Dōgen. After him are Zhang Sanfeng, Villard de Honnecourt, Muhammad al-Nasir, Nicholas Kanabos, Doquz Khatun, George III of Georgia, and Mstislav II of Kiev. Among people deceased in 1260, Qutuz ranks 2Before him is Kitbuqa. After him are Thomas of Celano, Accursius, Sinchi Roca, Albert I, Duke of Saxony, Hadewijch, Maria of Brabant, Holy Roman Empress, Giacomo da Lentini, Kadan, Morta, and Constance of Toulouse.

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